Book Volume 25 2011

Topology, Geometry and Gauge fields

Foundations

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7253-8 (Print) 978-1-4419-7254-5 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-25

    Physical and Geometrical Motivation

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    Chapter

    Pages 27-96

    Topological Spaces

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    Chapter

    Pages 97-156

    Homotopy Groups

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    Chapter

    Pages 157-213

    Homology Groups

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    Chapter

    Pages 215-232

    Principal Bundles

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    Chapter

    Pages 233-329

    Differentiable Manifolds and Matrix Lie Groups

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    Chapter

    Pages 331-392

    Gauge Fields and Instantons

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    Chapter

    Pages 393-401

    SU (2) and SO(3)

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    Chapter

    Pages 403-420

    Donaldson’s Theorem

  11. Back Matter

    Pages 421-437